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Sun Protection

The sun in Costa Rica is extremely strong even in the rainy season, especially when you spend a long time in the water surfing.We recommend a 50+ waterproof sunscreen from a well known brand.We also strongly recommend you use zinc…

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What’s the weather like during the Rainy Season in Costa Rica?

Many people ask us about the rainy season. We have spent many years in Costa Rica and the season is nowhere near as bad as they say online. Usually the rain happens for 1 – 2 hours a day, this…

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Immunizations

There are no immunizations required for Costa Rica unless you are planning on trekking deep into the jungle. 

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Safety

Costa Rica is considered one of the safest countries in Central America. We still advise you not to leave your belongings on the beach unattended.

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Currencies/ATMs

The local currency is the Colones but US dollars are everywhere accepted. The exchange rate varies from day to day – 1 USD is currently about 650 (Colones). There are a lot of ATMs around Tamarindo and any major city in…

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What Visa do I need to enter Costa Rica?

Visitors from most countries can get a 90-day tourist visa on arrival in Costa Rica. At entry you will be asked to show an onward or return ticket. Check exact requirements for your home country or the passport that you…